After captivating fans with a series of potent bass-heavy tracks such as “Squad Anthem”, “Supercharged”, and “Tekno Music”, Riot Ten returns to dominate the bass music landscape with his dynamic new EP, ‘Hype Or Die: Ballistic’. The explosive five-track EP showcases a brilliant blend of collaborative talent, featuring contributions from notable bass artists like Emorfik, Ecraze, Decimate, among others. Each track distinctively highlights a different facet of Riot Ten’s versatile sound, revealing a unique sonic signature that draws listeners into a deeply engaging auditory experience. ‘Hype Or Die: Ballistic’ is out now and available to stream across all platforms.
Riot Ten sets the tone for his EP with an explosive start in “Squad Anthem”, a collaborative masterpiece with Ecraze and BLUPILL. Imbued with intensely raw and gritty bass, the track makes an earth-shattering entrance, immediately captivating its audience. Following closely is the title track, “Ballistic”, an energetic collaboration with Decimate, enlivened by a striking contribution from Hyro The Hero. Characterized by swift and pulsating bass lines, the duo brings a thrilling vigor to the track, crafting an enthralling and adrenaline-fueled auditory journey.
“I haven’t been this excited to drop a body of work in a long time. All of the collaborators really took this to the next level and the response from fans so far had been huge. I couldn’t be happier with how it all came together.”RIOT TEN
With “Tekno Music”, Riot Ten and Emorfik come together to create a staggering blend of techno-inspired elements seamlessly integrated with powerful dubstep. The collaboration begins with a subtle nod to techno before cascading into an overwhelming deluge of mind-twisting bass. Next up, “Prepare to Die”, co-produced with Felmax, brings forth a torrent of dynamic basslines and commanding drum patterns, creating an auditory quake. Riot Ten rounds off his EP with a treat for drum and bass enthusiasts – “Supercharged”, featuring Bok Nero and RZRKT. Living up to its title, “Supercharged” is a rhythmically exhilarating sonic rollercoaster, surging through the airwaves to electrify and awaken the senses.
In addition to the excitement surrounding ‘Hype Or Die: Ballistic’, fans can look forward to experiencing Riot Ten’s electrifying energy live, as he continues his ‘HYPE OR DIE’ tour. Riot Ten will grace stages across North America, with stops in major cities like Portland, Orlando, Toronto, and Los Angeles, culminating in a grand performance at Paradise Blue in Cancun on April 27, 2024.
With ‘Hype Or Die: Ballistic’ hitting the airwaves and numerous thrilling projects on the horizon, Riot Ten solidifies his position as a formidable force in the bass music realm. The EP stands as a monumental testament to Riot Ten’s multifaceted talent, traversing a broad spectrum of bass music with an unrivaled fusion of styles and collaborative ventures. From the raw, pulsating energy of “Squad Anthem” to the electrifying rush of “Supercharged,” the EP presents a diverse array of tracks that cater to the tastes of every dance music aficionado.
ABOUT RIOT TEN – Christopher Wilson, aka Riot Ten, exploded into electronic music at the age of 22 with his unique blend of dubstep, trap, and electro. Inking his first deal with DIM MAK Records in early 2017, Riot Ten’s music has been supported and co-signed by the likes of DJ Snake, The Chainsmokers, Porter Robinson, Excision, Zed’s Dead, Steve Aoki and many more. He has also released music on Interscope, Atlantic, Never Say Die, and Bassrush Records to name a few.
Riot Ten’s 2016 single “F*ck It” topped the dubstep charts for many consecutive months and became a staple on The Chainsmokers “Memories Do Not Open” tour. This cross-genre success paved the way for “Rail Breaker”, his 2017 global smash, to become one of the most recognizable and infamous dubstep songs of the decade. However, the El Paso, Texas native refused to rest on his laurels. Following this success, it was off to the races, officially, and it was only the beginning. Riot Ten put out his debut EP – The Dead in 2018, which recorded a top 10 debut on the iTunes dance charts and a #1 Beatport top 100 spot. He went on to release 2 additional EPs in 2018 and 2019, securing his presence in some of Spotify’s top electronic playlists, including Beast Mode, Hype, Fresh Electronic, and more. With an undeniable groundswell underway, and no signs of slowing down, Riot Ten was fast becoming a rising star in bass music. He has now recorded and released two albums since 2020, while simultaneously releasing a string of singles and EPs that would feature some of his most popular records to date, including “Hyphy”, “Mawlee”, “Don’t You” and “Poppin”.
Since 2019, Riot Ten has headlined 3 international “Hype Or Die” tours, selling out shows across the globe, from North America to Australia and China. He has also made appearances at some of the top festivals in the world, including, but not limited to, Lollapalooza, Coachella, EDC Las Vegas, Electric Zoo, Lost Lands, Bass Canyon, Paradiso and more.